film title from description

Bernardi-Buralli dburall1
Mon Jan 28 03:18:51 EST 2002

Seven Samurai, dir. Akira Kurosawa? (it fits, but the young woman is not the
main character)

> From: Greg E Shepherd <shep at>
> Reply-To: KineJapan at
> Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2002 18:48:55 -1000 (HST)
> To: KineJapan at
> Subject: film title from description
> Does the following description of a plot fragment ring a bell in anyone's
> mind as to the title of the following? Years ago I saw a film that was set
> back in samurai days. The main character was a young woman from the
> country who was tiring of village life and planting/harvesting rice. A
> "mysterious stranger" comes to the village and she falls in love with him.
> They go away, fight (I think), and...cut to the chase, she comes back to
> the village. The final scene of the movie shows her planting rice in the
> paddy and hers is the loudest voice singing the folk song they are all
> singing. It's as if she's trying to drown out the memories of the man she
> had fallen in love with. Does this sound familiar to anyone? I know it's
> not that obscure a movie, I just can't for the life of me remember the
> title. Thanks so much.
> Greg

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